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The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) has re-started the union certification elections for school district employees off of contract.
You can vote by phone 24/7.
Call 1-866-458-9862 between 11/29 - 12/19/2013.
The vote is to certify FREEDOM to have a union at your workplace.
Elections are for ALL workers of bargaining units (includes member & non-member):
Click on the title of this article for full list of questions & answers.
United Way of Dane County & South Central Federation of Labor Holiday Collection Drive
Please help out if possible. We understand that there are many requests of your resources but a little bit from everyone sure can add up! All of the items collected will be distributed through the Badger Childhood Cancer Network which supports families of children with cancer and blood disorders with a wide range of services.
Suggested items include:
• books with puzzles or mazes
Local 60 members recieve their monthly newsletter in the mail, however, we also make this document available online.
Secure your tickets to the Holiday Fiesta (12/7) online too!Read more >>>
On Thursday, Nov 21 the WI Supreme Court ruled that the WERC Commissioners are NOT IN CONTEMPT OF COURT.
Union certification elections will re-start on Black Friday, November 29 - Dec 19, 2013.
Call 1-866-458-9862 to vote 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
VOTE UNION YES
Looking for helpful websites and ways to get up to date information about AFSCME & union related news?
Download this helpful handout Council 40 has put together.
AFSCME Local 60 warmly welcomes union members & their significant others to the annual Local 60 Holiday Party on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
This year we are spicing things up in Sun Prairie. The holiday party will include a cocktail hour, a mexican dinner buffet, and live music from Local 60 members who play in a band, The Wells Division. Not to toot our own horn or anything... :)
Tickets for sale at the November 19 union meeting or purchase them online at afscmelocal60party.eventbrite.comRead more >>>
Labor History Essay Contest for High Schoolers
The Wisconsin Historical Society is offering an opportunity for high school students (grades 9-12) to write an essay on the topic of "Union have been important to my family and my community because..."
For more information visit wisconsinlaborhistory.org/contests/high-school-essays
The November 8 AFSCME legislative report discussed two separate pieces of legislation that would change how pension annuities are determined. We’ve received several questions about the bills and thought it might be helpful to provide some additional information to AFSCME members. Read more >>>
SCHOLARSHIP…We are happy to announce the next round of competition for the Council 40 Memorial Scholarship awards.
Judging by the large number of applications that are submitted each year, our members view the scholarships as an important benefit of AFSCME membership. We hope that the awards will enable more of our members to take advantage of educational opportunities that they might otherwise miss because of financial constraints. (more)
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